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Broadway satire Birdman and coming-of-age tale Boyhood are among the 10 films up for the Producers Guild of America's version of a best picture prize.
Thousands of cakes meant to be destroyed are stolen from a Serbian landfill site and resold on the black market.
Spanish police confirm two former IRA members - a married couple - were arrested last week as part of an investigation into money laundering and smuggling.
A juror on the panel that declined to charge a Missouri police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown has filed a lawsuit to speak out against the prosecutor.
Batsman Jonathan Trott makes only six on his return to international cricket with England Lions in South Africa.
Chris Cook looks at the 'odd' exercise of working out the cost of political parties' spending plans
A British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is critically ill, but has stabilised.
A major incident is declared at a North Yorkshire hospital.
A huge fire at a bus depot which destroyed 30 coaches, five minibuses and a car is being treated as arson.
BBC News looks at the challenges divers face as they try to locate the black box from flight QZ8501.
The Liberal Democrats "would provide heart to the Conservatives and spine to Labour" if they found themselves in coalition after the election, Nick Clegg says.
New Jersey governor's awkward celebration
The US oil price falls below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009 as investors continue to fear a global supply glut and weak demand.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin apologises over "wholly unacceptable" rail disruption caused by over-running engineering work in London over the festive period.
Black athletes and broadcasters reflect on the 'game changing' influence of ESPN sports presenter Stuart Scott, who died of cancer on Sunday.
The retrial on genocide charges of Guatemalan ex-military ruler Efrain Rios Montt is due to start, although his lawyer says he is too ill to attend.
Last year was the UK's warmest since records began in 1910, the Met Office has said.
The UN expresses concern as Lebanon enacts new restrictions on Syrians entering the country, slowing the flow of asylum seekers trying to escape the war.
How does Conservative dossier on Labour spending plans add up?
Police searching for an 82-year-old man feared dead in a weekend house fire in County Down recover a body from the scene.